The World Bank is an international financial institution that provides loans and grants to the governments of low and middle income countries for the purpose of pursuing capital projects. It comprises two institutions: the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), and the International Development Association (IDA). The World Bank is a component of the World Bank Group. The World Bank's most recently stated goal is the reduction of poverty
The World Bank Nepal Country Office in Kathmandu seeks applications from qualified and bright candidates for the position of Extended Term Consultant (ETC). This is a 1-year extended term position with the possibility of extension for another year subject to performance of the candidate and business needs.
Responsibilities: work in the area of Financial Management to respond to the growing demands of the Nepal portfolio in the context of federal system of the Government. The ETC will work as a member of the various Task Teams of the World Bank-financed projects in addition to contributing and/or leading special purpose initiatives.
Selectin Criteria: Master’s Degree in a relevant field (e.g. accounting, finance, economics, public policy) plus membership on internationally recognized professional accountancy body; or alternatively a Master’s degree in the relevant filed (e.g, accounting, finance, economics, public policy) plus relevant public sector financial management experience. A minimum of five years of relevant professional experience in public sector financial management.
This position is subject to local recruitment under the Nepal Country Office compensation plan.
Details (Job# req11326) are available in the World Bank Careers website www.worldbank.org/jobs. All applications must be submitted through this website. The World Bank Group is committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, nationality, culture and educational background. Individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.
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